Nearly $26,000 is missing from Lake Area New Tech Early College High School’s accounts, the charter group that runs the school said last week.

The New Beginnings Schools Foundation discovered the money was missing from a student activities account during an internal audit. Because the investigation is ongoing, the four-school network did not provide any insight into what might have happened.

New Beginnings notified the New Orleans Police Department and the state legislative auditor.

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